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Soldier's cornet and case

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Description Silver cornet (.1) in its original leather case (.2). The cornet was used by Arthur W. Riches, who served as principal musician in the 13th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment during the Spanish-American War. The cornet's horn is engraved "Presented to Principal Musician Arthur W. Riches by the Officers / 13th Minn. Vol. Inf." The locking leather case has a carrying handle and a large front flap covering a pocket.
Quantity 2 items
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 23.5 centimeters height case
36 centimeters width case
15 centimeters depth case
Nomenclature Cornet (aerophone)
Case (container)
Subjects Source: United States, Army, Minnesota Infantry Regiment, 13th (1898-1899)
Owned/used by: Riches, Private Arthur W., Principal Musician
Used in Hastings, Dakota County, Minnesota, United States
Spanish-American War, 1898--Music and the war.
Music. Instruments
Military. 1898-1899 (Spanish American War). Equipment & Supplies
Dates Use: 1898 - 1899
Spanish-American War
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 7355.1-2
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